Suffolk Advanced Motorcyclists, A.G.M. 18th February 2008 Meeting began: 19.55 The outgoing Acting Chairman welcomed all members and guests. He then presented the Chairman’s Special Award to Keith Wright for many years tireless work on the committee, particularly organising events. KG then stepped down as Acting Chairman and MA announced that the only proposal for Chairman was RT. (Proposed M. Andrew; Seconded K. Gilbert). The meeting voted RT in unanimously. RT took the meeting: Secretary & Treasurer offered to restand. Vote taken by meeting. Both returned. Sitting other Committee members: Chris Smith, John Sillett, Beverley Rudland, Steve Gocher & Derek Barker: All successfully returned by block vote from the floor. New proposed committee members: John Morgan (Proposed; F. Marshallsay, Seconded; R. Tyler) Successful. Ray Spreadbury (Proposed; K. Gilbert, Seconded; R. Toll) Successful. Keith Locke (Proposed; K. Gilbert, Seconded; J. Sillett) Successful. Susan Smith (Proposed; K. Gilbert, Seconded; B. Rudland) Successful. There were no objections from the floor for any of the above. Presentation of Trophies. Gosden Trophy: Stuart Young. Maddox Trophy: Steve Gocher. Chairman’s Trophy: Mike Roberts. Rob Day Trophy: Steve Gower. Special award of flowers to Mrs Terry Brooker. Special award of painting and bag to Rob Day. Approval of accounts: (see attached) Charity account were proposed and seconded. Social account were proposed and seconded. Treasurer proposed that annual subscriptions be increased to £18 for the year beginning 2009. This was accepted by the floor. A donation of £500 is to be given to the Riding for the Disabled (Hollesley) charity. J. Goodwin pointed out a typographical error in the 2007 AGM minutes and then these were accepted by the floor. AGM ended 20.25 The SAM Observer February 2009
The February 2009 edition of "The SAM Observer"